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costs. >>> major league baseball is playing hardball with san jose. kit doe on how mlb is trying to keep the a's from the south bay. >> reporter: after four years of staying mostly silent about the a's move to san jose, mlb finally talks. sort of. league lawyers filed a motion to dismiss san jose's lawsuit. it says the business of baseball is exempt from the antitrust laws as it has been since 1922. and the city's claims are fatally defective. san jose's attorney calls it a moral issue. >> can mlb block a competitor in this country from relocating his business simply because someone else says we don't want them to move? >> reporter: in june, the city sued the league claiming bud selig is illegally blocking the move. if san jose wins its lawsuit, every time a team wanted to move, it would lead to absurd results. mlb would be subjected to suits from any city that desires a team, and from any city that does not want to lose its team. >> that's not what the competitive laws say or the antitrust laws say for any other business in america. baseball shouldn't be treated differently. >> reporte
was the last remaining holdout after a dozen players accepted drug suspensions from mlb. a-rod had been planning to make his debut the -- with the yankees tonight in chicago, and looks like he still will if he appeals the penalty, which we are told he will. the scandal involved a now-closed clinic in florida. a-rod is by far the highest profile player connected to it. he has earned more than 300 mental over the course of his career, and once seemed the candidate to become the next home run king. he is currently fifth on the list. alec rodriguez has been facing criticism from fans and commentators. the cover of the "new york post" puts it simply: just go. ed a tam -- adam houseley is live. we're expecting multiple news releases at this moment. >> yes, shepard. the first one i just got, it says in part, major league baseball issued the following discipline for violation office the joint drug prevention treatment program in relation to the biogeneral sis investigation. the south florida clinic we have been talking about. if you have been falling baseball, similar to the balco situation wi
. >>> still ahead on "way too early" a leak from mlb on a-rod. when can we finally expect new information. >>> and it's a tough week being anthony weiner. that story when we come back, same bat channel, same bat time. my mother made the best toffee in the world. it's delicious. so now we've turned her toffee into a business. my goal was to take an idea and make it happen. i'm janet long and i formed my toffee company through legalzoom. i never really thought i would make money doing what i love. [ robert ] we created legalzoom to help people start their business and launch their dreams. go to legalzoom.com today and make your business dream a reality. at legalzoom.com we put the law on your side. >>> all right. time now for sports in the ongoing game of chicken between alex rodriguez and major league baseball. that continues. yesterday mlb leaked it had enough evidence against the yankee slugger and is considering a lifetime band. a-rod said he would fight whatever punishment was handed down. in light of that new information, sources told espn that rodriguez has changed his mind and is co
may not cave to major league baseball. the talks between rodriguez and mlb, they've stalled with a rod resisting the length of that suspension and the fact that it may cost him the portion of the $100 million that's still left on his contract. a rod came to the negotiating table after mlb said it was considering a lifetime ban. he said he had no connection to the biogenesis plan. he's expected to return to the field for a rehab game for the trenton thunder. >>> highlights, red sox coming off a 15 inning walk off win. last night they were down by five runs going into the ninth against the mariners. impossible? not in boston. sox would load the bases for shane victorino. look at that. he punches through the second baseline. two runs later, jonny gomes will tie the game with a base hit up the middle. bases loaded, still one out, daniel nava had a chance to win it. >> nava hits it in the air to center field. deep and far and that ball's going to win and be the red sox have an amazing come-from-behind victory in what turns out to be a magical night for fenway. >> the red sox have a major le
to finally nab the driver. >>> it's d day for a-rod. the penalty he's getting from the mlb for doping. plus what a dozen other players have all ready reportedly agreed to. >>> we have gray over cast. it's a beautifully pleasant day inland. in the south bay we'll sort it out for you. the forecast for you. stay tuned. ,,,,,,,,,,,, at farmers we make you smarter about insurance, because what you dont know can hurt you. what if you didn't know that it's smart to replace washing-machine hoses every five years? what if you didn't know that you might need extra coverage for more expensive items? and what if you didn't know that teen drivers are four times more likely to get into an accident? 'sup the more you know, the better you can plan for what's ahead. talk to farmers and get smarter about your insurance. ♪ we are farmers bum - pa - dum, bum - bum - bum -bum ♪ yankees third baseman alex rodriguez. just in- he is being suspended through the4 or his part in a . >>> well major league baseball has thrown the book at a-rod. he's being suspended through the 2014 season for his part in a doping s
games. for a-rod, this is technically a first offense, but his penalty clearly much more severe. mlb explained saying based on his use and possession of numerous forms of performance-enhancing drug including testosterone over the course of multiple years. the league also added a-rod, quote, covered up his violations of the program by engaging in a course of conduct intended to obstruct and frustrate the office of the commissioners investigation. a-rod has never actually failed an mlb drug test but admitted to using performance-enhancing drug from 2001 to 2003 before playering were tested. if his appeal fails, he's still owed $61 million on his contract when he comes back in 2015. by the way, the yankees and a-rod return to the bronx on friday. ticket sales already popping 10%. >>> one of most iconic publications in the history of journalist the "washington post" has a new owner. jeff bezos, the man who founded amazon.com, will take the reigns maying paying $250 million for it. the chairman said no one should be sad except for him. >> we knew we could keep "the post" alive. but our as
's attorney coming forward and alleging problems by the yankees and mlb. >> both the yankees and the mlb never want alex rodriguez on the field again. >> reporter: and tacopina says this mri shows a tear on his left hip. >> the amazing part of that, that was never shared with alex rodriguez at the time. he was sent off to play. >> when you say it wasn't shared, what do you mean? >> he wanted told about it. >> reporter: given clearance to play by the yankees when he was hurt. he also alleges yankee's president made it clear to the doctor he did not want rodriguez back. >> what dr. llevine said to dr.y in so many words, i would rather alex never step on the field again. >> reporter: do you know the words? >> i understand a word not fit for television. >> and a statement mmlb said this is being used to distract people from the real issues. >> you understand some of these lawyers are in the midst of some. best lawyers in new york city. >> reporter: as an attorney you know it's a very simple statement, my client did not use performance-enhancing drugs. >> because there is a confidentiality clause.
are your sources or people in the mlb circle saying about this, whether, you know, what he says has any truth? >> yeah. there might be some traction to that. you know, for every 50 games a-rod gets suspended, the yankees sustain $7 million. you can do the math. 215 games for the suspension, the yankees say, clear over $30 million for that suspension and that's why people are suggesting to a-rod, yankees in major league baseball saying ban for life. suspend him for as long as possible saving money with him off the field and the suspension, you're suspended without pay. your contract for the time of the suspension is void. so, that's another reason a-rod is saying they were conspireing with major league baseball to keep him off the field to save money if he's not playing. >> all right. andy sholes, thank you for being with us. if you want more information on this and the pending game that a-rod is scheduled to play in tomorrow, go to bleacherreport.com. thanks so much, andy. appreciate it. >> no problem. >>> a big story we're following today, 22 u.s. embassies and consulates closed. ameri
noon today the mlb is expected to ban a-rod through the 2014 season for alleged connections to a florida clinic that administered performance-enhancing drugs. joe girardi confirmed a-rod will play his first game of the season tonight at the chicago white sox. jay gray has more on the mlb announcement. >> reporter: we expect the announcement around noon. a-rod not the only player involved here. we expect 12 to 14 major leaguers will receive suspensions. most of those 50-game suspensions which will have them banned for the rest of the season. for a-rod it looks like more than 200 games, through the 2014 season, they say because of evidence that shows he used performance-enhancing drugs for at least three seasons and then tried to interfere with the investigation into biogenesis, that anti-aging clinic that is allegedly provided these major league players with the performance-enhancing drugs. a-rod has said he will continue to fight any suspension and that he will join the team in chicago and play tonight during an appeal. it looks like that, in fact, will be the case. it looks
tonight. as the embattled third baseman has vowed to fight his suspension. when we return, former mlb stars will join us live from the mlb studi studios, for the latest tonight. he accused me of being controlled by fear and hate and called me a little chicken man. little chicken man himself is gutless and doesn't have the guts to come on the program and defend his tweets as he hides behind his rock 'n' roll make-up. >>> also, a bus beating is caught on tape. you can cast your vote, video of the day, option number two. freak mechanical error caused an unlucky bowler a perfect game. ouch! >> looking for perfection. 300. >> long ball. did you see that? the middle of this special moment and i need to run off to the bathroom. ♪ i'm fed up with always having to put my bladder's needs ahead of my daughter. ♪ so today, i'm finally talking to my doctor about overactive bladder symptoms. [ female announcer ] know that gotta go feeling? ask your doctor about prescription toviaz. one toviaz pill a day significantly reduces sudden urges and accidents, for 24 hours. if you have certain stomach
punishment mlb sends their way. according to espn, a-rod's representatives are negotiating a settlement with major league baseball that could land him a lengthy suspension, mlb reportedly wants a-rod to sit out a minimum the rest of this year and next year. the yankee slugger has been reportedly shown volume of evidence. sources said mlb also has evidence that a-rod attempted to obstruct their investigation. that's the main reason they're looking at punishing him with a lifetime ban. >>> riley cooper apologized yesterday after video surfaced of him using a racial slur. >> i'm disgusted and i'm sorry. that's not the type of person i was. i wasn't raised that way. i have a great mom and dad at home. and, they're extremely, extremely disappointed in me. >> they fined him an undisclosed amou amount. >>> the pro bowl as we know it is no more. no longer the afc versus the nfc. they'll have a draft to determine the two teams. jerry rice and deion sanders will help pick the two sides. the game will also have plenty of rule changes, such as no kickoffs and possession changing after each quarter.
after hip surgery. sources say mlb told the yankees they will suspend rodriguez likely through the end of the 2014 season. the three time american league mvp will be allowed to play while appealing. rodriguez spoke about playing in tonight's game. >> can't wait to see my teammates. i feel like i can help us win. >> rodriguez is suspected of using performance enhancing drugs. he also obstructed mlb's investigation into the biogenesis clinic which is accused of providing the drugs. >> rodriguez is the highest paid player in professional baseball. could lose out on more than $30 million of pay. >> rodriguez is 38 years old. a suspension could end his career. >> this is a guy who could be 40 years old having two hip surgeries 6789 it's highly unlikely he could ever even think about playing again. >> 14 players face discipline. rodriguez is the most high profile and the athlete likely to receive the lengthy suspension. >> mlb is willing to shorten the suspension if he agrees not to appeal the decision. >> 5:39. airport evacuated. the scare that caused chaos. >> plus, a major blow to samsung
't as juicy as meat because of the lack of fat. >>> i can't stand to see mlb players doing drugs. >> some of baseball's youngest fans weigh in on the suspensions of 13 big leaguers, including alex rodriguez. what they and the man who helped expose the balco scandal are saying. >>> could you pay $22,000 a year, not for college, but for preschool tuition? many local parents are doing that. we'll tell you what the tuition is getting the toddlers. >>> is this wetsuit the key to preventing shark attacks? why the suit will confuse sharks, enough to keep you safe. >>> an update, now, on our breaking story. the california highway patrol extending an amber alert out of san diego to the bay area. check your cell phone. the chp sent a text alert to the public about 20 minutes ago. many of our viewers saying it was a loud alert. 16-year-old hannah anderson and ethan anderson were kidnapped from the city of boulevard in san diego county on saturday. that's about 60 miles east of san diego. this is the man suspected of kidnapping them. 40-year-old james dimaggio. police believe he may be heading to tex
with san jose. kiet do on mlb's new legal move to keep the a's from moving to the south bay. >> after four years of staying mostly silent about the a's move to san jose, major league baseball finally talks sort of. today, league lawyers filed a motion to dismiss san jose's lawsuit. it says the business of baseball is exempt from the antitrust laws as it has been since 1922, and the city's claims are fatally defective. san jose's attorney calls it a moral issue. >> can major league baseball block a competitor in this country from relocating his business simply because someone else says, "we don't want them to move. ". >> back in june, the city sued the league claiming commissioner bud is illegally blocking the a's move. the a's want to build a new stadium in san jose, but the south bay is giants territory. the league said if san jose loses its lawsuit then every time the team want today move it would lead to absurd results. from any city that does not want to lose its team. >> not what the competitive laws say. that's not what the antitrust laws say for any other business in america. baseba
back at the city of san jose. lawyers for the mlb are asking a federal judge to toss out the city's lawsuit against the league, saying baseball has an anti-trust exemption that protects it from such lawsuits. the mlb also argues san jose cannot show it has been harmed by the indecision over whether to allow the a's to relocate from oakland. >>> from the major league, check in on the little guys now, magic number is that, two. how many games a peninsula baseball team must win to advance to the little league world series. >> the belmont redwood shores team will play in the regional semifinals this weekend in san bernadino. they secure the spot after beating eastlake, 3-2 last night. with no live tv coverage, friends and supporters, they had a viewing party at car lot high. they found a way to watch the game live, asking a parent to use her cell phone and live stream the game via skype. >> that is very smart. >> going strong. young fans watching say they were inspired an hope one day they, too, can play for a world championship. >> takes a lot of team work around a lot of effort to g
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, alex rodriguez, who will likely be punched out by the mlb for 214 games. but the story doesn't end there. it appears a-rod will appeal his suspension, allowing him to continue playing during that process. that means we're probably in for an extra innings affair here, and he's in chicago today expecting to be in the lineup, even with the longest non-lifetime ban in baseball's history anning over his head because, as many yankees fans have grown accustomed to in these last few years, it appears a-rod plans on going down swinging. katy tur is in chicago. the yankees will be back in the bronx later this weekend. will a-rod? >> reporter: i don't know. that's the big question. a lot of fans say they do want him to come back. the yankees are struggling. they don't have jeter right now. they need a big name in there to help them along. there are others who say he's a cheater, that he should get thrown out. a-rod doesn't have a lot of love even out here. he, in some respects, hasn't been clenched when he's needed to be. he hasn't been so lovable. in a lot of ways, he's a player people love
rodriguez, he stepped on the field and received that not so warm welcome. now, the mlb is suspending rodriguez without pay for the remaining 211 games through the 2014 season amid allegations about his use of performance-enhancing drugs. earlier today before suiting up for the game against the white sox, rodriguez and the yankees held a press conference tachl. a take a look at what the embattled third baseman had to say. >> i'm not saying anything about mlb or anything that's going on. i'm saying this is a process, this is america, you have the opportunity to defend yourself, and i think the process, like all americans, will have the opportunity to defend ourselves in a due process, and i think that's what we'll have today and i'll have my day. >> the 38-year-old also vowed to repeal and fight the suspension, and with a repeal, he remains eligible to play until a decision is reached. he did admit a year ago that he used performance-enhancing drugs from 2001 to 2003, but he has repeatedly denied using them since then. fox's own adam hounsley. adam, what do you got? >> it's been quite
. newspapers slammed him, calling him a dope and dammed yankee. what a bum. remember the mlb disciplined these other 12 players yesterday, but rodrigez is the only one appealing his suspension, which is far worse than the others. joining me are former major leaguers harold reynolds and billy ripken. welcome to the show. >> thank you. thanks for having us, appreciate it. >> i'll ask you both this question, harold, i'll start with you, he almost has to appeal this because he's 38 years old, 211 games, you wouldn't put on a uniform again until 2015. >> you're right. you look at it from alex's perspective, at 38 he doesn't play ever again if you put him in this situation, where he just says, i'll take the 211 games. you can't sit out this season and next and think you have a chance to play. you look at it from that perspective, i understand why he appealed the whole thing. >> what do you think? >> i agree with that. if you look at a. rod's situation, he goes through this year and into next year, it will be a long time for a guy getting to his age, i don't think there's any doubt about that,
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-enhancing drugs and mlb rule ing? what will happen? what about the money in all of this? we have a top editor from fox supports.com, peter slayinger weighing in on this one. stay tuned. ♪ she's still the one for you - you know it even after all these years. but your erectile dysfunction - you know,that could be a qution of blood flow. cialis tadalafil for daily use helps you be ready anytime the moment's right. you can be more confident in your ability to be ready. and the same cialis is the only daily ed tablet approved to treat ed and symptoms of bph, like needio go frequently or urgently. tell your doctor about all your medical conditions and medications, and ask if your heart is healthy enough for sexual activity. do not take cialis if you take nitrates for chest pain, as this may cause an unsafe drop in blood pressure. do not drink alcohol in exceswith cialis. side effects may include headache, upset stomach, delayed backache or muscle ache. to avoid long-term injury, seek immediate medical help for an erection lasting more than four hours. if you have any sudden decrease or loss in hearing
are reporting the yankee's third base man is desperately trying to strike a deal with mlb officials. that move will reportedly spare him a lifetime ban for using performance enhancing drugs and trying to cover it up. ainsley earhardt is with us. >> the alex rodriguez saga might be nearing it's climax. he is negotiating a deal with major league baseball. it will result in a lengthy suspension and prevent a lifetime ban something sources say many league officials were pulling for. rodriguez deciding to negotiate after seeing all of the evidence that major degree baseball has against him. the league reportedly has documents proving a rod coerced a witness in the league performance enhancing drugs investigation. there is evidence linking him to an owner of an anti-aging clinic who he bought it. that owner anthony bosch recently decide to do cooperate and provide detailed information from mlb as a way to avoid any legal action. 38-year-old rodriguez admitted to using them in the past but denied taking any after the 2003 season. he has never been suspended by the league for any drug violations and h
and prospective players. mlb issued this statement. the minor league drug program covers all players at the club academies and the dominican republic and venezuela. we conducted over 2,000 tests in latin america last season. back in the dominican republic the current situation doesn't change the pride the players feel about the numerous players. >> translator: we'll keep loving on both players in spite of what has happened. >> rafael romo is here with us. this stuff's all over the place, widely available. >> the main problem is the lack of oversight in some of these countries. we're not trying to single out any particular country. the dominican republic has most of the foreign players to the major league. some can be sold over the counter. you can get them from a doctor. a contact was telling me even some of the situations used for injured horses, in essence, steroids, are used by some of these players. when you ask mlb they say no, we are very proactive about this. >> we talked to that writer yesterday and they said they're tl trying to have their anabolic cake and eat it too. the league is tur
. >> baseball fan listen up a historic moment in baseball. mlb expanding the review process this season giving managers the tool they have never had before. managers will be allowed one challenge over the first six innings of games and two after the 7th inning until the end of the game. the cause will be reviewed by a crew at mlb headquarters in new york city. the propose sal is to be voted on by the owners in november. >> extreme weather alert. storm activity forming in the gulf of mexico and atlantic ocean. >> maria molina keeping an eye on all of the storms as they get closer to land. >> we have two areas we are watching. one of them is already a tropical storm. one of them is tropical storm aaron. maximum sustained winds at 40 miles per hour. forecast the weekend over parts of the atlantic ocean. far away from the united states. the reason why we think it's going to weaken is we have cooler water out here and strong winds that will help tear apart that storm system. take a look at the other area in the circle. across parts of western caribbean and gulf of mexico and several tropical models
two weeks after mlb, just kidding, i know that, bud selig suspended a-rod, discussion, bob, why are you laughing? >> this would be like me doing a segment on cooking. really. >> okay. here's the deal, eric, rodriguez apparently his camp which we think is like his management team, pr people, gave documents and information about ryan braun and teammate francisco cervelli, said they were involved in the biogenesis scandal. america wants to know. >> it is kind of important. >> is he a snitch? >> he is perceived, he will be perceived as a snitch, a rat. can you imagine being in the yankee clubhouse, thinking people leaked that one of your teammates was using steroids, couple other high profile players, tough for yankees fans and tough for baseball in general. this is one of the reasons i honestly believe this, stop putting the stigma on steroids. >> doesn't make for real athletes. they're robotics. >> again, you can't police it. most of them are doing it anyway. why are you picking out three or four -- >> i want to know more about the details that happened from dana. >> all i know is
of performance-enhancing drugs. he is firing back at mlb and his own team. cnn's jason carroll sat down with rodriguez' attorney monday. jason great to have you on the show. i have never seen a situation like this in sports or anywhere else. >> there's no love between any of these guys. major league baseball says let it all come out. the rodriguez camp says it is letting it out, at least part of it and they're taking aim at the yankees and major league baseball. the drama playing out on the field, no match for the battle raging off the field. >> both the yankees and mlb never want alex rodriguez on the baseball field again. >> reporter: joe tacopina, alex rodriguez 'lawyer points to this mri and a written diagnosis provided to cnn from october of last year which he says points to a tear in rodriguez' left hip. despite that tear he says rodriguez was cleared to play. >> now, the amazing part of that is that was never shared with alex rodriguez at the time. >> reporter: major league baseball responded by saying, "mr. tacopina continues to avoid the only relevant question. did rodriguez us
.com and mlb on fox, and jeff foster, sports editor for "the wall street journal." thanks for joining us this morning. this is not a happy day for the mlb regardless of a-rod but there are other all-stars being implicated in all this and they face 50-game suspensions. what does this say about major league baseball, jeff? >> i think major league baseball is obviously trying to make a statement here and in many ways they're trying to make alex rodriguez the scapegoat for all this. they have had a lot of problems for steroids for a long time. this goes back to the late '90s. they turn ad blind eye on it for a while and they're trying to catch up to clean up the sport. even after the new drug testing rules it is still an epidemic. kelly: ken, if a-rod faces the kind of suspension we're hearing, he could be suspended for 214 games. is that a equivalent for a lifetime ban for him? he is what, now, 38? he would be 40 by the time the ban would end? would he be able to play? >> very good question. if he sits out this season and next and that obviously will not happen because he is playing through
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report it states that a-rod and the mlb, quote, aren't anywhere close to a deal to avoid a lifetime ban for him. sources telling espn if rodriguez does not agree, he will have to fight the league through arbitration and while it's not clear the length of suspension either side would accept, a-rod is said to fight it mainly in an attempt to salvage more than the 100 million dollars on his contract. joining me now is dave briggs of nbcnz@tz sports network. this has a lot of people scratching their heads because if the mlb has the evidence it needs against a-rod and the b biogenesis gajeds why not pull the trig. and deal with it. >> the lifetime ban? >> the lifetime ban and making everybody suffer through there. >> the lifetime ban is a massive overreach. no chance major league baseball gets that. that is like a divorcee asking for the house and the money and the dog. you know you're not going to get it. you know you want that 200-game suspension probably the rest of this year, all of next year. >> his age and his condition isn't that a lifetime ban there? >> it is. you would be coming bac
then that the mlb's announce many comes on the same day that a-rod is slated to make his season debut after several injuries have kept him away from the big leagues for over nine months. yankee outfielder vernon wells summed up the situation saying it should be a bit of a circus. according to the mlb, rodriguez not only abusd banned substances but also tried to destroy evidence once an investigation was under way. in typical achlt rod fashion, a-rod is placing the blame on everyone but a-rod. >> there's more than one party that benefits from me not ever stepping back on the field and that's not my teammates and it is not the yankee fans. when all this stuff is going on in the background and people are finding creative ways to cancel your contract and stuff like that, i think that's concerning. >> the man accused of cheefting claiming he's being cheated out of his $90 million contract. joining me today, washington bureau chief for buzz feed, john stanton, founder and president of the center for social inclusion, maya wiley. from sirius xm, chris "mad dog" ruse sew and benjamin wallace wells. "the ha
and other sports ban its use. the mlb also suspended 12 other players for 50 games. three of those players are former or current all stars. but none is as high profile as alex rodriguez. the three-time american league mvp has earned a whopping $300 million over his career. he is right now fifth on the all-time home run list. a rod also faces the most serious accusations in this scandal by far. we have team fox coverage of today's developments. trace gallagher is live with more on those other 12 players. first, let's get to adam housley. a rod spoke in about the last hour. take us through it if you would. is it is about a half an hour ago. never commented on whether he he took performance enhancing drugs. he summed up the situation like this. >> there is nothing about it has been easy. all of it has been challenging. i'm sure there has been mistakes made along the way. we're here now. i'm a human being. i have had two hip surgeries. i have had two knee surgeries. i'm fighting for my life. i have to defend myself. if i don't defend myself, no one else will. >> right before that his manager h
allowed to suit up for the yanks as he repeals his 211 game suspension. mlb says he violated the basic agreement. a-rod is of course accused of using performance-enhancing drugs oz peds and trying to obstruct the investigation of the biogenesis firm where he supposedly got them. at a pregame press conference, he told us how hard his life is. his incredibly comfortable drefnled in wealth difficult life but he did not deny using peds. >> for the last seven months, has been a nightmare. >> like i said, i think we'll have a chance to discuss all of that and we'll talk about it then. >> john: once he got up to bat, the fans this chicago let him know their verdict. >> alex rodriguez. [crowd booing] >> john: our next guest says though we may be missing part of the story. very important part. dave zirin joins us from d.c., the sports editor for "the nation," he's also the author of "game over" has politics has turned the sports world upside down. mr. zirin, welcome back. >> great to be here, john. >> john: thank you so much. you've said there is a real hypocrisy surrounding baseball. can you e
a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit filed by the city of san jose. the city recently sued mlb over its failure to decide whether the as can pursue a downtown san jose ballpark. the san francisco giants are trying to prevent the as' move. the giants have had territorial rights ever since their failed attempt to move to san jose in the '90s. >> can major league baseball block a competitor in this country from relocating his business simply because someone else says we don't want them to move? >> mlb lawyer contends san jose claims are barred by baseball's exemption to antitrust laws. the judge will hear the issue in october. >>> west nile virus back in santa clara county. a woman hospitalized last month is now recovering though at home. the virus transmitted to humans and animals through bites of infected mosquitos. there have been 14 cases in california this year. two of them were deadly. >>> louis vuitton cup semifinals under way and the italian team is showing its dominance on the bay. hundreds gathered along pier 39 to watch the luna rosa battle sweden's team artemis yesterday. luna
to obstruct mlb's investigation. rodriguez's attorney gave a statement to "60 minutes" denying his client had anything to do with leaking braun and cervelli's names to the press. marlie hall for cbs news, new york. >> leaking the names to the press is a violation of baseball's collective bargaining agreement. if mlb is able to tie rodriguez to that leak, it would seriously damage his chances of winning the appeal of his suspension. >>> the on-again, off-again bay bridge september deadline is finally on but in order to get it open, the entire bridge has to close. the bridge will shut down at 8 p.m. august 28th and won't open until 5 a.m. on tuesday, september 3. kpix 5's anne makovec is showing us the closure that will make way for the opening of the new bay bridge. the countdown is on, anne. >> reporter: yeah. two weeks from today that span behind me will be closed so it can prepare for the big opening. we could be driving on it within 18 days if they get the work done earlier it could be on labor day itself. here's a look at the steel shims that will be installed around those 32 bolts that s
's protected by the first amendment. >>> mlb is threatening to suspend alex rodriquez for wife. he's fighting the ban. sources close to the situation say alex rodriquez is negotiating a deal with the league that would get him in a lengthy suspension instead of a lifetime ban. he's one of 14 players expected to be disciplined in baseball's latest drug scandal. >>> just about 7:20. along the bay area coast, people are waking up to fog, some patchy low clouds. there are those patchy low clouds. a little chilly out there, too. >>> steve paulson is coming back. he will tell you if sunshine will be coming on the beaches today. >>> talking about why a steep bar tab and why a bartender is facing a stiff fine for what was powrn into drinks. >>> and you can see traffic is moving along relativelywell. we'll tell you -- relatively well. we'll tell you more about the morning commute -- straight ahead. good morning! wow. want to start the day with something heart healthy and delicious? you're a talking bee... honey nut cheerios has whole grain oats that can help lower cholesterol. and it tastes good? sure
rodriguez yet. we are awaiting a release from major league baseball. mlb source tells him there will be a release and no presser. it looks like they are leaning to a couple of releases and a lot of speculation that a rod will be suspended from this year and the entirity of 2014. and the commissioner could ban him for life under the collective bargaining agreement. it could be a major stand off here and we await the major developments. >> this is a shocking scene in california. a power plant implosion goes terribly wrong. and hundreds of people had gathered in bakersville to watch the demolition and flying snap nel injured some. >> they would implode this thing and a huge crowd gathered to see it and people were camping out overnight to make sure they had front row seats and they set up a security perimeter around the plant and the fire department pushed it back further to be safe. it was not far enough. and remember, in an implosion, things are supposed to fall in and listen to the implosion and watch the shrapnel fly. looking at the shrapnel. it is difficult to see. the p
that mlb killed steroid use. >> that's the hope. there's always players that try to gain the system. i think that's human nature. i think mlb did a terrific job with a four-month investigation. they got 13 guys to agree to these suspensions without one failed test, so that's pretty remarkable. >> all right, john. thank you. charlie, i don't think we've seen the end of the case again, a-rod. we'll see more on this. >>> and a deadly shooting rampage at a town meeting in northeast pennsylvania. a gunman barged in and began firing at random. jenn bernstein of our philadelphia station is at the scene in ross township in the poconos. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, charlie and norah. there were 18 people inside at least of the municipal building where it happened. we're told they were just wrapping up their monthly meeting when suddenly they found themselves under attack. the shots rang out shortly before 7:30 monday evening in ross township two hours north of philadelphia. >> at this time if you could just stand by with radio transmission we have active shooter in ross township. >>
league suspension on doping and connections to doping clinic. mlb is considering a lifetime ban if a rod doesn't cop a deal. he sure sounds like someone expecting to place next week. >> are you confident that you are going to be in chicago? >> yeah. yep. unless i get hit by lightning and these days you never know. >> alisyn: god, are you listening? [ laughter ] major league baseball expected to announce what players are being suspended monday. this morning, the power ball jackpot has grown to it $300 million, if you will both excuse me, i need to go some place right now. the drawing is tonight so you are running out of time to have your strike at striking it rich. tickets are two bucks apiece. buy them in 43 states, washington, d.c., and the virgin islands. the odds of hitting all numbers, 1 in 75.2 million. >> that's all? >> there you go. peter. >> peter: rehab game. are all those people in rehab in that game? >> alisyn: i don't know what that term means. >> peter: that's an interesting term. >> alisyn: i wasn't sure about that a sports thing i didn't get. >> peter: okay. >> alisyn: ric
. what we have right now in terms of the game, it's a waiting game to see what mlb decides to do specifically in terms of that suspension. >> jason, let me jump in. i think rachel nichols is about to break the news. rachel, what are you learning in the last 60 seconds that we haven't been talking? >> you may have seen me leaning over my desk. i was reading a press release from major league baseball. they have announced the suspensions of the 12 players, the players who have accepted their 50-game suspensions. they have not included alex rodriguez on that statement, so we are still waiting for the a-rod portion of this. but it is notable, 12 players suspended for using performance enhancing drugs. several star players on that list including johnny peralta of the detroit tigers, including nelson cruz of the texas rangers, guys who are basically saying, i give. you caught me. and they are accepting these suspensions. that is huge. we are still awaiting word of what's going to go on with alex rodriguez. interesting to see this trickle out the way it is. i mentioned that espn report t
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. and former mlb manager ozzie guillen tweeted, "it's all madonna's fault." every athlete she has been with has gone bad, canseco, rodman, and now rodriguez, lol, lol, lol. so many lols there. let's bring in rachel nichols, she's with cnn sports. funny comments, but the commissioner's office certainly isn't laughing here. >> no, hardly. when they suspended alex rodriguez yesterday, they used particularly harsh language in their statement. we said this was going to get ugly, well, it's getting ugly already. they could have just suspended him, talked about the status under which they suspended him. instead, they spelled out that he used multiple performance-enhancing drugs, including testosterone, they specified, including hgh over multiple years, making it clear this wasn't just a short period. their allegation is he used these drugs basically the entire time he was a yankee and all of those all-star numbers are fake, they are inflated. now alex rodriguez met the media shortly after that came out and he was asked point blank, did he use performance-enhancing drugs? it's interesting, brianna, he
in baseball, mlb expanding its video process next season giving managers a tool they never had . calls will be reviewed by a crew in mlb headquarters in new york city. the proposal is to be voted on by team owners in november. >> welcome to the 21st century. finally -- >> this bad boy is taking it to a whole new level. we're talking about a flying bat. the bat boy scoops up the creature in his glove and has fun scaring players in the dugout. then he sets it free. >> what year left? >> i'm going to be a junior. >> plenty of time to get another internship in. the ultimate thrill, toss to maria. >> now maria, what's the weather? >> by the way, you do sports. we're in new york city city and we have two boston fans from boston. big red sox fans? >> yes, huge. >> another person over there wearing a boston hat and also a huge fan. >> how are you? i got to run. >> another day you're looking at, temperatures below average, waking up to temperatures only in the 40s. 45 in international false, and green bay, 52. a beautiful day. as we head to the afternoon, we'll be in the low 80s in new york cit
braun and another fore their drug usage. this information comes to light two weeks after mlb commissioner commissioner -- just kidding bud selig suspended a-rod for 211 games costing him more than $30 million in salary. discuss. bob, why are you laughing? >> it really? >> here is the deal. rodriguez's camp which is like his management team and pr people had documents about ryan braun and team mace francisco serbelli and were involved in the eio genesis scandal. >> it is kind of important. >> is he a snitch? >> he will be perceived as a snitch or a rat. can you imagine being in that yankee clubhouse thinking your people leaked one of your teammates was using steroids and a couple of other high-profile baseball players? it will be tough for him there and tough in the yankee stands. it will be tough for hem in baseball in -- for him in baseball in general. i hahn -- believe you have to stop put the stigma on steroids. >> it doesn't make for real athletes. they are robotics. >> again. you can't police it. most are doing it anyway. why pick out three or four guys? >> i want to kno
the wounded warriors team. he was the mvp of the 2012 mlb all-star game and congratulations to you for that. you are from boston. how special is it for you to be here tonight serving as an inspiration for 16 people who lost their limbs in that bombing, as well as amputees nationwide? >> i'm really thrilled and honored to be here. fenway is fenway. but to shed light on the boston bombing victims and my team spreads a life that life without limbs is limitless. if you come out, you'll be inspired and motivated and hopefully leave here knowing that the only limitations you have are what you put on yourself. >> your wounded warrior team, you played in 25 states. you're playing against nonamputees. you're really great. how impresssive is it for you to be on this team? >> this team has allowed me to share a sense of comraderie again that i miss being in the military. not only that, but i get to be with my brothers again. we already have something in common. secondly, we served in the united states military. third, we're coming out and promoting a great message that we can share to anyone and anybo
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